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George Clooney Is Having Twins. Here's What Women Everywhere Are Saying About It

The legendary ladies' man who once swore off fatherhood went from zero to "Full House" very quickly—and the Internet has responded.

George Clooney is jumping into fatherhood with both feet.

Clooney and his wife, Amal, are expecting twins, according to "The Talk" host Julie Chen, who announced the news on yesterday's show. The actor and human rights attorney are expecting the two additions in June.

This is quite a lifestyle change for Clooney, who was perhaps the world's most famous lothario just a few short years ago. "I've always known fatherhood wasn't for me," he told Australia's Daily Telegraph in 2011. "Raising kids is a huge commitment and has to be your top priority. For me, that priority is my work."

Of course, he said in the same interview, "That's why I'll never get married again," and he changed his mind on that after meeting Amal (then Alamuddin). The 55-year-old Hail, Caesar! star is showing that it's never too late to start a family (though, a decade ago, his ER character fathered twins).

Clooney's longtime friend and Ocean's series costar, Matt Damon, told Entertainment Tonight that the couple would be "awesome parents." But, since he's new to the whole "dad" thing, Clooney had actually jumped the gun in telling The Great Wall star the news, telling Damon about Amal's pregnancy on set when she was just eight weeks along.

"'Are you out of your mind?!'" Damon told ET he said to Clooney. "'Don't tell anybody else! Don't tell anybody else! Don't you know the 12-week rule?' Like of course he doesn't. I was like, 'just shut up, man.' And then four weeks later, I'm like, 'we're good right?' 'We're good.'"

Women everywhere are thrilled—not just for the couple's big news, but also for the chance to see the man who once swore off marriage and kids doubling down on family life.

The news, coming just days after Beyoncé and Jay-Z announced they would be having twins, also has many imagining the potential for playdates for the power couples and their power twins.

Alex Daniel
A journalist based in Brooklyn, New York. Read more